• British Car
    2009-’11 Jaguar XF Recalled for Defective Takata Airbags Actually

    The vehicles were originally sold or registered in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands. WASHINGTON — Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling 22,319 2009-’11 Jaguar XF luxury sedans for defective Takata front-passenger airbag inflators, according to […]

  • American Car
    A Look Back at Some of the Beautiful Car Engine Bays

    The cars I throw in for free since something has to hold the engines in.” And there’s no doubt Ferrari put all his heart and soul into making beautiful cars to hold those engines, but then again, he did need something worthy to frame the true masterpiece under the hood. Enzo Ferrari once said, “I […]

  • British Car
    The world’s most copied sports car design

    This British-built automobile has that perfect sports car look, with a simple, unspoiled shape that is pure beauty. It was this very same model that spawned the incredibly successful Cobra. No wonder Carroll Shelby was smitten by the Ace when he first saw one. The Ace’s outstanding looks can be traced back to Carrozzeria Touring […]

  • Bentley
    From the Toolbox

    It performs a function that is seldom necessary today. This week’s stumper is a pair of specialty pliers designed for a specific purpose. Initially looking like 6-1/2 inch snap ring pliers, this tool has slotted jaws instead of the normal clamps that would hold interchangeable points for snap rings. The slotted jaws are intentionally skewed […]

  • British Car
    “The Love Bug Collection” sells in Indianapolis

    Even those with little interest in racing can recognize the white Volkswagen Beetle with red and blue stripes, wearing the number 53 in its meatball, as “Herbie, the Love Bug.” The star of six Disney motion pictures, countless Volkswagen Beetles have been modified over the years to portray the anthropomorphic automobile, and screen-used examples tend […]

  • Auto Tech
    1954 Oldsmobile 98 custom – Hemmings Find of the Day

    It might not be Barris material, but there’s little doubt it’s authentic, with a design language that incorporates a good amount of the vernacular, and it seems to have been well preserved with no updating since. Even without any provenance attached to it, this 1954 Oldsmobile 98 custom for sale on Hemmings.com is a good […]